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Search Results 0 to 18 of about 19 (some duplicates have been removed)
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
including torture. the obama administration resumed the transfers last year after pausing them in the wake of a 2011 united nations investigation that found widespread abuses. despite its qualms with the afghan military's handling of detainees, the u.s. continues to hold prisoners without charge or trial at afghanistan's bagram prison. the united nations says it has received permission from syria to expand efforts to feed the estimated 2.5 million people suffering from hunger during syria's international -- internal crisis. on wednesday, the world food program executive director says collaboration with local partners could mean the delivery of aid to an additional 1 million syrians. >> last week we were given a list of 110 additional ngo's that we can work with now. 110. we have assessed the operational capacity of about 110, and we have identified 44 ngo's on that list that will give us the ability to scale up to another 1 million persons. >> these really press minister netanyahu has taken what is being described as a subtle dig at president obama following widespread reports of arrest --
LINKTV
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am PST
on the spanish- language network univision last thursday, president obama faced tough questions over his immigration policies, including his failure to fulfill a campaign promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform during his first year in office. of a mccall the lack of immigration reform the biggest failure of his presidency but attempted to shift blame for the failure to republicans. >> when we talk about immigration reform in the first year, that's before the economy was on the verge of collapse. lehman brothers had collapsed. the stock market was collapsing. and so my first priority was making sure we prevented us from going into a great depression. and i think everybody remembers where we were four years ago. what i confess i did not expect, and so i'm happy to take responsibility for being naive here, is that republicans who had previously supported comprehensive immigration reform -- my opponent in 2008 who had been a champion of it and who attended these meetings -- suddenly would walk away. >> president obama's comments come as his administration faces scrutiny for deport
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 8:00am PST
and hoods, the demonstrators called on president obama to uphold his now four-year old vow to close the prison. parallel rallies for guantanamo's closure israel the chicago, dallas, detroit, los angeles, miami, and london. 166 men remain locked up at the prison even though 86 of them have been cleared for release. a prominent immigrant rights activist has spoken out after her mother and brother were detained in a raid by federal immigration agents at their phoenix home. erika andiola, who has played a leading role in the undocumented youth movement, urged an end to the rates in a tearful recording. >> we need to do something. we need to stop separating families. this is happening to me, happening to families everywhere. [indiscernible] i need everybody to stop pretending like nothing is wrong, stop pretending that we're living normal lives because we're not. >> eric andiola's mother and brother were released on friday following a owtional outcry by activist groups. a spokesperson for immigration and customs enforcement has denied accusations the family was targeted for her activism.
LINKTV
Jan 18, 2013 8:00am PST
explosion marked the worst coal mining disaster in 40 years. a new investigation says the obama administration cast aside the results of a probe into the effects of gas drilling on drinking water following pressure from the drilling company. the associated press reports the environmental protection agency issued an emergency order in 2010 saying a texas well saturated with flammable methane posed an immediate risk to homeowners. regulators had scientific evidence against the driller, range resources, but backed down after the company threatened not to operate the national study on the drilling process known as fracking. the threats prompted the agency to set aside their investigation, which found drilling could in fact have contaminated the water. one of the affected homeowners said his drinking water is so laced with methane that he can set it on fire. steve lipsky said -- a u.s. soldier accused of massacring 16 afghan civilians in march has been ordered to undergo a sanity review before his lawyers can wage a defense based on his mental health. staff sergeant robert bales defe
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am PST
the reelection of president obama. i asked them about the fact we are in the president city. he had just flown out the day before and what this next four years means. >> it is morally obscene and spiritually profane to spend billions of dollars on the elections and not have any serious discussion on poverty, trade unions being pushed against the wall, declining wages, the 1% signer doing very well. no talk about drones, dropping bombs on innocent people. we end up with such a truncated discourse as a major problems, ecological catastrophe, climate change, global warming. it was very sad. i'm glad there was not a right- wing takeover, but we in up with the republican rockefeller in black face with barack obama. so that our struggle intensifies. >> that is a pretty rough assessment of president obama. >> that is what we have. richard nixon is to the left of him on health care. richard nixon is to the left of him on guaranteed income and the same policies in terms of imperial foreign policy is at work. i was glad to see romney did not win. we push back the right-wing takeover. we have a right win
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
security janet napolitano will remain in her post for obama's second term according to white house officials. napolitano's and who prefers to serve as arizona governor, has been criticized by immigrant rights advocates for presiding over a record number of deportations in the 2012 fiscal year. in a statement, a representative from the national day labor organizing network said -- the news napolitano's staying on comes as the obama administration is said to be preparing to unveil a new push for immigration reform in the coming months. federal prosecutors have dropped the charges against the computer programmer and cyber activist aaron swartz following his suicide on friday at the age of 26. in an e-mail to the boston globe, his attorney wrote the dismissal was "too little too late," saying it "would have been welcome this time last week." iran supports was facing up to 35 years in prison for sneaking into the massachusetts institute of technology and downloading millions of articles provided by the non-profit research service jstor. his family says prosecutors are partially to blame
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
. it tried to defeat president obama in 2012. it spent over $10 million in that effort. it did thought succeed. but it also has cut its contribution significantly in recent years toward the republican party. in the house, it is one of the very tough to get enough republican votes to support some of the legislation which the administration seems likely to push. the assault weapons ban and the limits on high-capacity magazines. i think the latteer may have more of a possibility. there have been some statements from recent days from republicans indicating that there is some openness and a handful of republicans to such a ban. it will be very interesting to see if the nra can twist those arms and block the legislation. i think that is more likely at this stage. i think the popular sentiment for gun control is increasing and it is a time of great flocks, more momentum seems to be now then has existed in a long time for increased gun control measures, tougher gun laws. i think this is a volatile situation with the nra is facing new challenges. it may find f it cannot rely on all the members
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST
, as president obama makes his call for a ban on assault weapons, for high capacity ammunition magazines, and other executive order that he will be announcing, if you appreciated hearing colin goddard. we have had him on for years. we went down to blacksburg, va. colin goddard a few months ago before the first presidential debate. so many were calling on the debate to raise the issue of gun violence. the first presidential debate hr that was moderated by jim leyritz took place in colorado, not far from columbine and aurora. we went with colin goddard to virginia tech and he took us through the hall where he was shot four times, and most of his classmates and french professor were killed. we have been doing this work for a long time. then we brought you an interesting debate today on police officers in schools, a new ones, important debate about the role of police in society and how different communities see them and what is the answer to make our schools safer. everyone cares about that. then the connection between the nra with peter stone and the gun industry. we are not brought to buy
Search Results 0 to 18 of about 19 (some duplicates have been removed)